Not much to report, but have had a few decent monitoring sessions with the FUNCube Dongle.
A couple of ISS ARISS School Contacts took place over Europe during the last couple of weeks, with another taking place on Sunday morning. I was in work during the passes but managed to remotely log in to my computer to do some 'unattended' SDR-Radio recordings.
ARISS School Contact 31-Aug-2012 by nerdsville
ARISS School Contact 07-Sep-2012 by nerdsville
Late last night there was a bit of a lift on VHF and managed to receive the GB3VHF 144MHz Beacon which while it may not seem very news worthy is given there is a huge hill in the way when you look towards Kent! I have received it before using the Yagi in an horizontal polarization. But last nights reception was via the discone in the loft, which was a first. Love the JT65B tones, very musical.
GB3VHF by nerdsville
Earlier last night was also quite amusing when I stumbled across the Hucknall Rolls-Royce Amateur Radio Club who were trying to run an Amateur Radio Direction Finding Fox-hunt but were being completely blotted out by another, seemingly deaf, local operator pumping out 100W, though he did turn it down to 10W eventually.
Amateur Radio Direction Finding - Or Not! by nerdsville
Finally last weekend was the RSGB 144MHz Trophy Contest, again I got to get some decent SSB reception.
144MHz Trophy Contest - Part 1 by nerdsville
144MHz Trophy Contest - Part 2 by nerdsville